Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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English Conversation Circle

Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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Early Literacy Baby/Toddler Play Date

Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:00 am

Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with everyday objects and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. Recommended for children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.
DJ

Learn How to DJ

Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:00 pm

Bring the party to life. Experts from Words, Beats and Life will teach you how to DJ. Learn how to mix beats and create playlists that will keep everyone on the dance floor. Recommended for ages 13-19.

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older, please.
Dinner

Feeder's Advisory: A Book Club for Those Who Love Food

Monday, July 23, 2018, 7:00 pm

July’s selection is Melissa Clark’s Dinner: Changing the Game, a James Beard award nominee for Best General Cookbook.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:00 am

The Adult Learning Lab offers tutoring for those adults with skills at the high school level who have completed the assessment (offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.).  
Maker Camp

Tuesday Crafternoons

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts. Recommended for kids ages 5-12.  Groups of eight or more children must call 202-727-0971 to that ensure space is available.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  

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